"When she was 45 years old, this non-athlete set a goal to climb Africa's tallest peak before she turned 50. She knew she could train up for the challenge - she had 5 years to get ready for it, after all. The opportunity to go to East Africa presented itself before she knew it, much sooner than she expected, and at a time when she and her family were in crisis. Hear the story of one brave woman's journey, how she prepared to go it alone and the heart-wrenching life lessons she learned along the way, lessons that will have meaning for anyone who has experienced challenges and loss in their own life." -- Backcover.